stand sb. in good stead

stand sb. in good stead
أَفَادَ \ benefit: to help; do good to: The new road will benefit the village, to be helped: I benefited from his advice. do sb. or sth. good: to improve the condition of: This medicine will do you (or your fever) good. signify: to mean: What does this word signify. stand sb. in good stead: to be helpful to sb.: His knowledge of machinery stood him in good stead when his car broke down in the forest. \ See Also عَنَى، دَلَّ على

Arabic-English glossary. 2015.

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